Most Popular "Carnival Barker" Titles
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1. Carousel (1956)
Approved | 128 min | Drama, Musical
Billy Bigelow has been dead for fifteen years, and now outside the pearly gates, he long waived his right to go back to Earth for a day. But he has heard that there is a problem with his ... See full summary »
2. State Fair (1945)
Approved | 100 min | Musical, Romance
Farm family Frake, with discontented daughter Margy, head for the Iowa State Fair. On the first day, both Margy and brother Wayne meet attractive new flames; so does father's prize hog, ... See full summary »
3. The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
Not Rated | 176 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
This biography follows the ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld, famed producer of extravagant stage revues.
4. X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A doctor uses special eye drops to give himself x-ray vision, but the new power has disastrous consequences.
5. Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990 TV Movie)
96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off across Rhymeland to find ... See full summary »
6. Libeled Lady (1936)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel.
7. Road to Rio (1947)
Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Two inept vaudevillians stow away on a Brazilian-bound ocean liner and foil a plot by a sinister hypnotist to marry off her niece to a greedy fortune hunter.
8. Gun Crazy (1950)
Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is.
9. Dante's Inferno (1935)
Approved | 89 min | Drama
Jim Carter moves in on the McWade's carnival concession which shows scenes from Dante's "Inferno". He makes it a going concern, marrying Betty along the way. An inspector calls the ... See full summary »
10. Nightmare Alley (1947)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
The ambitious Stanton "Stan" Carlisle works in a sideshow as carny and assistant of the mentalist Zeena Krumbein, who is married with the alcoholic Pete. The couple had developed a secret ... See full summary »
11. Fox and His Friends (1975)
123 min | Drama, Crime, Romance
Franz "Fox" Biberkopf is a working-class guy, at loose ends when his lover is arrested and the police shutter their carnival booth. In need of cash for his weekly lottery purchase, Fox lets... See full summary »
12. She Freak (1967)
Unrated | 83 min | Horror
Claire Brennen stars as a waitress who leaves the greasy-diner business for the excitement of the carnival. She quickly discovers that she despises freaks and human oddities.
13. Zenobia (1939)
Approved | 73 min | Comedy
A modest country doctor in the antebellum South has to contend with his daughter's upcoming marriage and an affectionate medicine show elephant.
14. The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, Romance
After local grocery clerk rescues a baby from an escaped lion, a circus owner builds him into an attraction but balks when he falls in love with his sister.
15. Moonrise (1948)
Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Danny is being despised by his schoolmates because his father was accused to have killed another man and is condemned to the death penalty.
16. Le sourire (1994)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
After he learns that a heart attack may be imminent, Pierre Francois, an old psychiatrist, becomes physically attracted to Odile, a sensuous young woman. Odile later uses their relationship... See full summary »
17. The Unholy Three (1930)
Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
"Talkie" remake of Tod Browning's 1925 silent film. A trio of former sideshow performers double as the "Unholy Three" in a scam to nab some shiny rocks.
18. The Man in Grey (1943)
Approved | 90 min | Drama, History, Romance
After a brutish, hedonistic Marquis marries a pretty young Clarissa to act as a 'brood sow,' he begins an affair with her friend who plots to take her place.
19. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)
Unrated | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A mad scientist seeks to mingle human blood with that of an ape, and resorts to kidnapping women for his experiments.
Approved | 76 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Fleeing her cruel uncle and an arranged marriage Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger but circumstances force her to become a woman of easy virtue.
Unrated | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A young woman turns to Sherlock Holmes for protection when she's menaced by an escaped killer seeking missing treasure. However, when the woman is kidnapped, Holmes and Watson must penetrate the city's criminal underworld to find her.
22. Hello Frisco, Hello (1943)
99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In turn-of-the-century San Francisco, an ambitious vaudevillian takes his quartet from a honky tonk to the big time, while spurning the love of his troupe's star singer for a selfish heiress.
24. Carnival Magic (1981)
G | 86 min | Fantasy
A magician in a carnival--who actually can read minds and levitate people and objects--works with a superintelligent chimp named Alex, who can also talk. The magician and the chimp soon ... See full summary »
25. Heldorado (1946)
Passed | 70 min | Music, Western
Heldorado is an annual parade celebrating Las Vegas as a frontier town. Roy is captain of the guards at Boulder Dam. He helps celebrate the town's anniversary while capturing racketeers involved with the local casinos.
26. Love in Bloom (1935)
75 min | Comedy, Romance
A young girl runs away from her carnival family to make it in New York and becomes involved with a handsome young songwriter.
27. The Last Crooked Mile (1946)
Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama
The notorious Jarvis gang robs a bank, one member is killed in the subsequent shootout, they ditch the getaway car, but are recognized at a roadblock as they take it on the lam and are ... See full summary »
28. The Glass Tomb (1955)
59 min | Mystery
Crowds flock to a carnival sideshow to see "The Starving Man", a heavyset man who claims he can go 70 days without eating. However, a couple of murders occur at the carnival, resulting in the police becoming involved.
29. When's Your Birthday? (1937)
Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance
Some shady characters discover that a sad sack nightclub bus boy has the ability to predict outcomes of races and other events through astrology.
30. Whirlpool (1934)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »
32. The Man on the Flying Trapeze (1934)
7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Popeye comes to ask Olive out, but finds she's gone off with the title character. Popeye goes to the circus (ringmaster Wimpy) looking for her, to find she's part of the act; an aerial battle ensues.
34. Alias the Deacon (1940)
Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Comedy
A hillbilly deacon, who is actually a cardsharp in disguise, becomes involved in a small-town fight game.
36. Carnival Show (1938)
10 min | Short, Music
Using the backdrop and excitement of a local carnival, this soundie short features four different and unique acts, from the fast talking carnival barker (Clyde Hager) and the singing of Jon... See full summary »
Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Carnival of Monsters: Episode One
TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
The Doctor attempts to test his new dematerialisation circuit by taking Jo to Metebelis Three but instead the TARDIS arrives in the hold of a 1920s cargo ship.
Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Carnival of Monsters: Episode Three
TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
The Doctor and Jo return to the Bernice to try and aid their escape but find themselves pursued by the Drashigs.
The Admiral Broadway Revue (1949– )
Series regulars include comic performs Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca, singer/actress Mary McCarty, and dancers Marge and Gower Champion.
Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
No Business Like -----
26 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Doc Fawcett hires Mike to find the person to whom he's paying protection money. He's received letters that threaten his daughter, a high-wire acrobat, will suffer a serious, if not fatal, ... See full summary »
The Great Gildersleeve (1955– )
Practice What You Preach
30 min | Comedy
Gildy takes drastic action when he learns his girlfriend has been seen with other men.
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A carnival barker sells a jar containing a mysterious, hairy, octopus-like mass to Charlie Hill of Wilder's Hollow for $12.25. He shows it to his wife Thedy, who hates it. Soon everyone ... See full summary »
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)
The Tale of the Dark Music
Not Rated | 22 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Andy Carr moves in the new neighborhood where things don't start out well until he figures out that there's something hidden inside his basement.